Department of Justice
These clauses are current as of 1 July 2014
Identification of circuit protective devices, isolation switches and signs that identify equipment shall be marked using a method that is legible and permanently identified.
Identification by marking or labelling that may be suitable in a switchboard enclosure, may not be suitable on equipment that is exposed to the environment.
Easy to read (neat and clear writing); and
Written in English.
Won't rub off;
Will remain for the intended life of the installation.
Please note, identification by permanent marker, is not considered to be permanent when exposed to the environment and shall therefore be replaced with an engraved or more permanent label.
(Embedded generation system, means a generating unit connected within a distribution network and includes but not limited to; solar photovolatics, mini hydros and wind turbines.)
An electrical contractor who connects an embedded generation system to an existing installation must comply with the following:
This clause also requires that each label accurately indicates the portion of the electrical installation it controls, irrespective of the tariff, e.g.
Abbreviations such as M/S, N/S, S/S, H/W or L/P are not acceptable.